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Jul

22

2021

5 destinations designed for autism-friendly travel

TRAVELING WITH AUTISTIC CHILDREN or family members is a complex proposition. It’s a great way to give your loved one a truly memorable experience, though it can take everyone out of their comfort zone where its easy to feel the most safe and calm.

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Jul

16

2021

What Does It Mean to Be an Autism-Supportive Online College?

To effectively communicate with autistic students, here’s what IT teams need to understand to be inclusive.

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Jun

30

2021

Family Support Groups Ultimately Support All of Us

Parents and caregivers of children with autism often describe those first moments following the diagnosis in a similar fashion. The complex layers of emotion they feel run the gamut - from mourning the loss of certain dreams and expectations they had for their kids to finally feeling empowered with the knowledge they’ll need to best care for their children.

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May

17

2021

A living wage for all is long overdue

We all know that raising the minimum wage — which means paying a living wage — is a focal point of national dialogue right now. To this, I respond by exclaiming: at long last!

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Apr

28

2021

SUNY Empire State College hosts celebration of autistic and neurodiverse artists

SUNY Empire State College, in partnership with Anderson Center for Autism, hosted a month-long celebration of autistic and neurodiverse artists in Expressive Outcomes, a virtual art gallery.

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Apr

15

2021

Autism: One Family’s Journey

My daughter Kyla is a gifted artist. Like her spirit and personality, her artwork fills my heart. She blends just the right colors and exquisite details as she constructs characters and scenes. And I’m so very proud of her.

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Apr

13

2021

Anderson Center for Autism delivers "a quality of life"

April is World Autism Month. In our region, the staff at the Anderson Center for Autism have celebrated those who live with autism for decades.

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Mar

29

2021

Amid pandemic restrictions, Anderson Center for Autism poised to honor annual Autism Awareness tradition

Anderson Center for Autism announced that despite its large spring events being postponed due to the pandemic, the organization intends to honor Autism Awareness Month in a variety of ways throughout April again this year.

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Mar

23

2021

One Mom’s Request for Autism Awareness Month

Being a parent has to be the most challenging, rewarding adventure a human can take in this life. Being a parent of a child with autism takes that experience to the next level.  I know because I’ve been there.

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Mar

16

2021

Awareness Must Lead to Action

Like many other months that are designated for “cause campaigns”, April begs the question: what do we hope to gain by observing Autism Awareness Month? For one thing, we can communicate the stats and facts to help everyone acknowledge that autism is a big part of all of our lives.

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